Kimberley Jones

Kimberley Jones is Editor-in-Chief of the Austin Chronicle, as well as a contributing film critic. She's a graduate of the Michener Center for Writers at the University of Texas and a member of the Austin Film Critics Association.

 

Articles by Kimberley Jones

 

AWFJ Women On Film – “Fish Tank” – Review by Kimberley Jones

The first words we hear out of 15-year-old Mia (Jarvis) are, characteristically, four-lettered and snarling. “Ring me back, you bitch,” she spits into her phone, ostensibly to a friend. We never see the friend – we never see any friends, in fact. Mia, a self-taught dancer who likes to watch Web videos of dance crews showing off their moves, has no crew of her own. Read more>>

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AWFJ Women On Film – “The Social Network” – Review by Kimberley Jones

Any resemblance to real persons, living or dead, is of course entirely intentional. Then again, define “real” in this age of oversharing, in which we construct identities online and play to an always-there audience. Read more>>

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AWFJ Women On Film – “Agony and Ecstasy of Powell and Pressburger Pictures” – Kimberley Jones reports

“We thought the best way to save Europe was to make extravagant, romantic British films.” – Michael Powell, Million Dollar Movie

An exalted ambition, to be sure, but then, Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger did their best work on higher ground. Read more>>

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